High-profile Charleston defense attorney Andy Savage says law enforcement officials have stymied his efforts to prepare a defense for the former North Charleston police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed black man.

Andy Savage took over Michael Slager’s case on Wednesday, a day after a cellphone video of the shooting became public.

Savage’s past clients include Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri, an accused enemy combatant who eventually pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organizations, and Al Parish, an economics professor who ran a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme from his office at Charleston Southern University.

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